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Madam Butterfly flutters into London next year

Giacomo Puccini’s famous opera Madam Butterfly is returning to the Royal Albert Hall in London next year for another astounding production. Originally written in two parts (it now has three), Madam Butterfly premiered in 1904 in Milan and it has … Continue reading

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Top Gear Live rolls into London

Top Gear needs no introduction – it is one of the most popular shows to have come from the BBC and has inspired a number of other countries to follow suit, including Australia, Russia and the United States. For those … Continue reading

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Take That announce London dates

Take That, one of the UK’s most successful acts ever, will be making their legion of fans very, very happy with the news that they will be heading back on to the stage in 2015, with not one but five … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games to hit the stage

Tributes and fans of The Hunger Games alike will no doubt be excited at the news that a stage show based upon the phenomenally successful books and film franchise is due to open in London. Patience is a virtue, however, … Continue reading

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Have a wickedly enchanting time at the British Museum

Halloween may be over but that doesn’t mean that all witches have been laid to rest and if you are still in need of a good spook, head over to the British Museum for the Witches and Wickedly Bodies exhibition. … Continue reading

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The Richmond Literature Festival

The Richmond Literature Festival is going to be taking over Richmond-upon-Thames throughout November with a fantastic calendar filled with events that book lovers from around the world will enjoy. There will be a number of talks taking place, including a … Continue reading

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Kristin Scott Thomas to star in The Audience

British actress Kristin Scott Thomas will be treading the boards in London’s West End as it has been announced that she will be taking on a royal role next year. Ms Scott Thomas will be playing the Queen in a … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift to headline Hyde Park British Summer Time

Chart-topping superstar, Taylor Swift, will be headlining the 2015 Barclaycard presents Hyde Park British Summer Time concert, it has been confirmed. The seven times Grammy Award winning singer will be taking to the stage as part of her highly anticipated, … Continue reading

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Simply Red reunites with a tour that will end in London spectacular

Soul-pop group, Simply Red, will be reuniting next year with Mick Hucknall at the helm for a special 30th anniversary reunion tour. The reunion will see the Stars hitmakers round the tour off with a special two day set in … Continue reading

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Bend It Like Beckham musical to head to the West End

Fans of the hit 2002 British comedy, Bend It Like Beckham, will no doubt feel like they’ve hit the back of the net as a musical version of the film will be opening in London next year. The film, which … Continue reading

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Sample a little piece of Canada in London

London’s Dulwich Picture Gallery will be paying homage to the landscape of British Columbia in Canada as it welcomes Canadian artist, Emily Carr’s work for a special exhibition. Following the success of 2011’s Painting Canada, the gallery will be displaying … Continue reading

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Catch James McAvoy on stage next year

Scottish actor and Hollywood favourite, James McAvoy will be treading the boards in 2015 at the Trafalgar Studios as part of its Trafalgar Transformed: Season 2. The theatre was originally The Whitehall Theatre until 2004 and offers two rather intimate … Continue reading

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